I'm a 47 year old writer, amateur photographer and amateur dad living in Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
Dave Chappelle, Hannah Gadsby, and the Offended Masses
Well, I honestly thought that the whole controversy over Dave Chappelle's new Netflix special, The Closer, would have blown over by now. But, it seems that it's still front and center in the media, and getting spicier. Why? Probably because the media likes it that way.
Here's Why I Got Vaccinated Against Covid-19
So, I've been double vaccinated for Covid-19 and boy am I happy. Why? Well, because a vaccine exists! Why not take advantage of the fact that vaccines have been developed to combat Covid?
How Do I Deal With Men Who Are Threatening Women?
Today, something disturbing happened while driving. I stopped at a stop light. A guy with a squeegee came and attempted to start "cleaning" my windshield. The reason I put "cleaning" in quotes is because the window often comes out dirtier than how it started when these guys "clean" it. So, I told the guy no. I didn't want him to do it. I really dislike it when people do that. They don't ask permission, they just start doing it. I find it terribly...problematic.
Do Other Animals Enjoy Their Food?
I just got back from a long road trip, and that means I had 8 hours of solitary confinement in a car. And THAT means I had a lot of time to think about a lot of stupid things. For example, one of the thoughts that popped into my head was...do other animals enjoy their food?
Hey, NASCAR Fans! Stop Being So Negative
Oh man, NASCAR fans. Would you just chill out. I love you and all, but you just get worked up way too easily about things you really don't need to get all worked up about.
Bike Safety: Common Sense? Or Tyranny?
Now, I've had a lot of weird interactions on social media over the years. I often stick my nose in where I shouldn't and interject myself into conversations unnecessarily. I did it again the other day and have been left baffled by what happened.
Kyle Larson's Second Chance is a Win for Race Fans
Kyle Larson has become an absolutely unstoppable force in the world of racing, particularly in the NASCAR Cup series. This after his career in the highest series in American auto racing came to a sudden halt due to a controversy over him saying a racial slur.
The Day Winnipeg's Anti-Vax Movement Went Too Far
If you want a lesson on how a movement can instantly commit suicide and destroy any shred of humanity and decency that it MIGHT have had, one should look no further than today's anti-vax, anti-mask, anti-health measures protest that took place at the main hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba.